Morning Links for December 8, 2015

Gun investments, mining layoffs, Restoration Hardware, and Narcan.

Your recommended Tuesday reading.

  • Many large mutual fund groups invest in gun manufacturers, which is displeasing to many who seek tighter gun control measures, but likely pleasing to those whose purchases account for the rising gun sales. Snoop Dogg, yep, the rapper, is one of the more vocal critics of these investments and is a part of an awareness group called Campaign to Unload. 
  • Today Gov. Walker will sign a bill that allows the sale of Narcan, a drug that reverses the effects of a heroin overdose, so that it will be available at pharmacies without a prescription.
  • Restoration Hardware, which will soon open a Third Ward shop, is getting into the clothing business.
  • Microsoft’s search site Bing has a new tool that is taking the work out of….picking a presidential candidate. 
  • One of the world’s largest mining companies, which is based in the UK, is cutting 85,000 jobs. 

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Claire Hanan worked at the magazine as an editor from 2012-2017. She edited the Culture section and wrote stories about all sorts of topics, including the arts, fashion, politics and more. In 2016, she was a finalist for best profile writing at the City and Regional Magazine Awards for her story "In A Flash." In 2014, she won the the Milwaukee Press gold award for best public service story for editing "Handle With Care," a service package about aging in Milwaukee. Before all this, she attended the University of Missouri's School of Journalism and New York University's Summer Publishing Institute.